Environment

Redesigning Civilization: Starting in Your Neighborhood

Date: 
Mon, Jul 8, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

Renowned Ann Arbor regenerative community advocate Matt Grocoff and co-creator of Veridian at County Farm will discuss some of the world's greatest challenges and how we can start to solve them at the local level. You'll learn about Matt's own net zero energy retrofit of his family's 118 year old Old West Side home. And he will discuss plans for the new Veridian at County Farm neighborhood and its quest to become the world's first Living Community Challenge certified neighborhood, the world's most rigorous green building standard.

Location: 
Ann Arbor District Library Malletts Creek Branch
Address: 
3090 E Eisenhower Pkwy, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

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Summer School #3: Ecosocialism

Date: 
Sun, Jul 7, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

City:

Join us for our third Socialist Summer School session in the 3rd floor Freespace! This one is about ecosocialism: what it is, why socialism needs ecology, why ecology needs socialism, and how we can save the world and make society better in the process. This will be an interactive presentation with a combination of lecture and discussion. Hope to see you there!

https://www.facebook.com/events/418505262077489/

Location: 
Ann Arbor District Library
Address: 
343 S 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Sunrise Ann Arbor Meeting

Date: 
Sun, Jun 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

City:

Join us for our biweekly meeting as we provide updates on our #ChangeTheDebate mobilization, discuss our #DemDebate watch party, and more!

We'll be in Room 6215!

https://www.facebook.com/events/695168824268487/

Location: 
MLibrary Healthy Communities, Taubman Health Sciences Library
Address: 
1135 Catherine St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

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Ecosocialism Workshop

Date: 
Sat, Jun 22, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

City:

Come join the HVDSA Ecosocialist Committee to learn about ecosocialism and a variety of environmental issues: what they are, why they're important, and what we can do about them. Topics for discussion include energy, degrowth, transportation, housing, water, agriculture, and more!

https://www.facebook.com/events/890104987990440/

Location: 
Journey of Faith Christian Church
Address: 
1900 Manchester Rd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Mayor's Green Fair

Date: 
Fri, Jun 14, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

​​The City of Ann Arbor is hosting the annual Mayor's Green Fair on Main Street on Friday, June 14, 2019 from 6–9 p.m. This annual event celebrates our community's environmental leadership as exhibited by citizens, nonprofits, government and businesses. This year's theme is “Envisioning a Sustainable Ann Arbor" and all are welcome to attend Green Fair and share your thoughts on what a sustainable Ann Arbor means to you. ​

The Green Fair hosts:

Location: 
Main Street, Ann Arbor

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Pack the Courtroom! Support Climate Strike Organizers

Date: 
Mon, Jun 17, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

City:

* If you can, please consider donating to our legal fund: gofundme.com/support-climate-strike-organizers

Please support eight of the Climate Strike arrestees by coming to their court arraignment on Monday, June 17th. They were arrested during the sit-in on March 15th and are being charged with trespassing misdemeanors.

We want to pack the courtroom to show support in a quiet and respectful way (it is imperative we don’t disrupt the courtroom and anger the judge). Wear GREEN!

They will be in courthouse 1, courtroom 3 (fifth floor).

Location: 
15th District Court

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Listening Session on 1,4 Dioxane Plume

Date: 
Tue, May 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

City:

I am hosting a listening session for residents of Washtenaw County district 9 and others who may be interested on the 1,4 dioxane plume. I want to hear your concerns and expectations regarding clean-up of this plume. Please join us. Former state representative Adam Zemke will be moderating the evening. We will meet in the Fourth Floor Meeting room at the main branch of the AADL. I am eager to hear from you. #katielistenstous

https://www.facebook.com/events/2693594104003167/

Location: 
Ann Arbor District Library
Address: 
343 S 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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How You Can Save People, The Planet And 10,000,000 Pounds Of Carbon Dioxide: Lessons Learned from 12 Years Working in Guatemala

Date: 
Tue, May 21, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

City:

A presentation by John Barrie, founder of The Appropriate Technology
Collaborative, a nonprofit that creates technologies and programs that
provide opportunity and dignity for the world’s poorest people. Presented
by the Sierra Club Huron Valley.

Location: 
UM Matthaei Botanical Gardens [1], 1800 N. Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor United States See map: Google Maps [2] [1] http://wcbn.org/content/um-matthaei-botanical-gardens [2] http://maps.google.com?q=1800+N.+Dixboro+Rd.%2C+Ann+Arbor%2C+%2C+%2C+%2C+us

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A Call to Action on Climate Change

Date: 
Thu, Jun 13, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

City:

Please RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/holland-area-community-action-climate-change-tickets-61575913214?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse

This will be an event hosted by League of Women Voters and the Holland-Hope College Sustainability Institute to engage the greater Holland community in our personal, local, regional, national, and international actions to reduce our impacts on climate change.

Program and presenters begin at 6:30

Location: 
Bultman Student Center
Address: 
141 E. 12th Street, Holland, Michigan

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Sustainability Series GR - Environmentalism in Action

Date: 
Wed, Jun 12, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Green Michigan along with Harmony Hall are bringing you our final Sustainability Series Event for the Spring - Environmentalism in Action. You will learn how you can help sustainability efforts right here in West Michigan. You will also hear about local people who have stepped up to make West Michigan a greener place. This evening is meant to empower and inspire to make changes at home, in your workplace or within our community.

Location: 
Harmony Hall
Address: 
401 Stocking Ave NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504

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